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When you spot it more than once there must be a message.

Thursday, October 30, 2014      2 comments

I've had the day off from work today. We own our own business so it is a rare treat to be off especially during the work week. It is doubly awesome as it is a school day therefore no kids. I was able to sleep in and in doing so realized I am... Read more

Workout inspiration

Saturday, April 05, 2014      2 comments

I allow myself one to two skip or off days. Just knowing I can skip makes me feel less pressured. I also log my workouts so at the end of the week I can see if I beat my minutes or was at least equal. Plus knowing how many minutes I have yet to... Read more

Setting some Streaks

Saturday, March 23, 2013      2 comments

So for the next week I want to: Excercise at least 10 minutes a day Eat a fruit or veggie at each meal so thats at least 3 Drink and track 8 8oz of water Check in with my spark page at least once a day No wine after 9:45 (I will be adj... Read more

Reflections of the last month and my kids somtimes surprise me

Wednesday, February 06, 2013      3 comments

Since the first of the year I have lost 7lbs. The spark coach has been really helpful. I had not really noticed a change myself other than on the scale but apparently others have. We went to dinner last friday at my favorite french restuarant ... Read more

Excited about adding in extra veggies.

Sunday, January 13, 2013      1 comments

I went to the store yesterday after planning the dinner menu for the next 2 weeks. I took my oldest with me and had her read the shopping list to me as I grabbed what we needed. About halfay around the produce department for the second or thir... Read more

Encourgement for others who are starting again....

Friday, January 11, 2013      1 comments

I've been thinking about the first time I started spark and when I fell off of it about a year later. We had many changes in that year... We bough a new house and moved so I was too busy for it.... (just another excuse). However even th... Read more

A week ago today I rekindled the spark

Tuesday, January 08, 2013      7 comments

Day 7 and I'm still going strong. Getting the water down, taking my multi viatimin, doing more than 10 min of excercise... Which is amazing since I hated it and was not sure how I'd fit it in. Only still struggling with cutting the wine calori... Read more

Day 2 & I almost blew it.

Wednesday, January 02, 2013      1 comments

Yesterday being January one seemed like the perfect day to rekindle my spark. I did so good all day yesterday. If I had only gone to bed at 10:30 with my hubby instead of readng a little bit longer I would have avoided the late night snack of t... Read more

A bad day that gave me some insight

Wednesday, June 06, 2012      1 comments

Yesterday started off so good. I had finally lost a pound and was on track for my weight loss goal after having had to spend a week getting back to that point. Then I went to work... We own a car repair business and yesterday was crazy busy a... Read more

A little over a year since I started Sparking.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012      2 comments

It is hard to believe I've been sparking for over a year. I started off good and moved into stage 2. Then in August we went through the process of buying a much needed larger home. I guess they are right when they say moving is one of those ... Read more

Finally feeling better... Today is my kick off day... Lets do it.

Sunday, December 18, 2011      1 comments

I've had the flu/cold since Thanksgiving. I'm pretty sure I had strep throat at one point. The soar throat was a killer especially since I have four kids and talk on the phone/ or to customers all day long. Antibiotics was not kicking it but fi... Read more

Still too sick to get back on the excercise track.

Tuesday, December 06, 2011      2 comments

I've been sick since the 31st of November. I so wanted a big kick off to my restart and here I am still sick. Soar throat mild fever, stuffy nose and so so tired. With four kids I have little time to be sick. Plus Hubby has been sick so it is... Read more

What a wonderful weekend

Sunday, December 04, 2011      3 comments

I know I got lots of excise in this weekend. Helped my super awesome hubby hang vinyl windows in all but three of the windows in our upstairs. Helping my hubby install the dishwasher. Yeah for no more handwashing dishes. With six people in our ... Read more

Trying not to let the holiday crazies make me crazier...

Saturday, December 03, 2011      2 comments

It seems like this time of year everyone is so busy. With all the rush to get to Christmas I think we loose sight of what matters. For me it is spending time with those I love and care about. This year I am going to try and avoid having to go ... Read more

Plodding on after being semi defeated on my big restart

Thursday, December 01, 2011      4 comments

Yesterday I was all systems go for my grand restart. Halfway through the day I started coming down with a cold. Today I feel yucky and unmotivated. I did manage to drink my eight glasses of water and ate healthy lunch and dinner. Yesterday I at... Read more


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